Formula One Power Rankings: June 2020

After a bunch of “Virtual GPs,” the real Formula One is almost ready to come back in Austria with two races at The Red Bull Ring. So, we thought it would be an interesting idea to do some power rankings for every driver ahead of the season. Here’s the standard disclaimer that these are all just my personal rankings, and they don’t really represent anything … Continue reading Formula One Power Rankings: June 2020

MELBOURNE: Red Bull Is Exercising Patience With Gasly – But How Long Can This Last?

Unfortunately for Pierre Gasly, the 2019 Formula One season has been a bit of a nightmare. Not just for him. It would be untruthful to say that Gasly is the only one that’s been having a bad year in this group of twenty drivers. However, that’s unlikely to make him feel much better. Performance in Formula One is a tricky thing to evaluate. It’s not … Continue reading MELBOURNE: Red Bull Is Exercising Patience With Gasly – But How Long Can This Last?

Driver Grades for the 2019 Formula One Season: After the Austrian Grand Prix

The Austrian Grand Prix has come and gone, and with Silverstone coming up next, it’s time to see how each driver has performed so far this year. REALLY IMPRESSIVE LEWIS HAMILTON – MERCEDES (A+) This season has been a shining example of why Hamilton is the best racing driver in the country. He’s been easily the best when the car is suited to the appropriate … Continue reading Driver Grades for the 2019 Formula One Season: After the Austrian Grand Prix

MELBOURNE: Change is Desperately Needed in Formula One – And There’s Nothing Anyone Can Do Right Now

There’s nothing wrong with considering the modern era of Formula One boring. In fact, calling it boring is the only thing that will keep Liberty Media on their toes. It’s the only thing that will prevent the sport from continuing down the current road from which it’s currently stumbling down awkwardly. 2019 was supposed to be a definitive year for the most spectacular league in … Continue reading MELBOURNE: Change is Desperately Needed in Formula One – And There’s Nothing Anyone Can Do Right Now

Räikkönen’s 2019 Ride Represents a Missed Opportunity for Formula One’s Driver Development

(Archive Post) This was originally written on October 25, 2018. Kimi Räikkönen is a recognizable name to anyone who’s tuned into a sports channel within thelast fifteen years. The 38-year old has been competing in Formula One since the beginning of the2001 season (with a two-year absence in 2010-11), and includes a championship win in 2007.With 20 wins to brag about, his career obviously stands … Continue reading Räikkönen’s 2019 Ride Represents a Missed Opportunity for Formula One’s Driver Development